How to Obtain Contact Hours by Reading This Issue
5.0 contact hours will be awarded by Villanova University College of Nursing upon successful completion of this activity. A contact hour is a unit of measurement that denotes 60 minutes of an organized learning activity. This is a learner-based activity. Villanova University College of Nursing does not require submission of your answers to the quiz. A contact hour certificate will be awarded once you register, pay the fee, and complete the evaluation form in the Healio Education Lab. To obtain contact hours you must:
Read the following articles, carefully noting any tables and other illustrative materials that are included to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the content. Be sure to keep track of the amount of time (number of minutes) you spend reading the article and completing the quiz.
- Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurses’ Exposure to Clients With Problematic Internet Experiences: A Mixed-Methods Pilot StudyDiane M. Wieland, PhD, MSN, RN, CRNP, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE, on pages 31–40.
- The Impact of Disordered Gambling Among Older AdultsCindy Kerber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC; Theresa Adelman-Mullally, MSN, RN, CEN; MyoungJin Kim, PhD; and Kim Schafer Astroth, PhD, RN, on pages 41–47.
- Addiction to Work: A Critical Review of the Workaholism Construct and Recommendations for AssessmentCristina Quinones, PhD, BSc, MSc HRM, CPsychol; and Mark D. Griffiths, PhD, BSc, CPsychol, FBPsS, FRSA, FAcSS on pages 48–59.
- Behind Bars: Experiences Conducting Behavioral Addictions Research in a County JailKari L. Hickey, PhD, RN; Cindy Kerber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC; Kim Schafer Astroth, PhD, RN; MyoungJin Kim, PhD; and Emily Schlenker, PsyD, RN, CHN, on pages 60–64.
Read and answer each question on the quiz. After completing all of the questions, compare your answers to those provided within this issue. If you have incorrect answers, return to the article for further study.
Go to the Healio Education Lab to register for contact hour credit. You will be asked to provide your name, contact information, and payment of the $20.00 fee. Once you complete the online evaluation, a certificate will be automatically generated.
This activity is valid for continuing education credit until September 30, 2018.
This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.
Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Review the findings from a pilot study designed to explore the extent of problematic Internet experiences encountered by psychiatric–mental health nurses in clinical practice.
Describe the findings in a study designed to identify the impacts of disordered gambling in older adults who are recovering from pathological gambling.
Define risk factors, measurement developments, and existing limitations in the diagnosis of work addiction.
Identify ways to evaluate work addiction in clinical practice.
Identify challenges unique to conducting addictions research in a county jail.
Describe the prevalence of mental illness among incarcerated individuals.
Neither the planners nor the authors have any conflicts of interest to disclose.